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Research Group Discovers How Bacteria Survives Spacecraft Cleanrooms - Forbes

JPL Preflight Processing


Professor Robin Wilson's Work is Covered in the Los Angeles Sentinel

 picture of professor Robin Wilson

Crystallography Co-op and X-Ray Diffractometer (XRD) Featured on InlandEmpire.US


Computer Science Students Acknowledged- Time Magazine 

time password safety

CSU Hackathons Fostering Innovation in Students

CSU Hackathon Winners

Joe Needleman Continues to Gain Attention for Hack- TPO Magazine 


Professor Ángel Valdés of the Department of Biological Sciences, Natures Weirdest Events

Professor Valdes

Andrea Bonisoli Alquati, Professor of Biology, Leads Sparrows Study 

Professor Alquati

Professor Peter Arensburger of Biology and CEMaST Featured in CSU Tested and Proven Magazine

Professor Arensburger

Cal Poly Pomona Gave Mich Hamlin the Support and Stability He Needed to Thrive- CSU

Mich Hamlin

Computer Science Major, Joe Needleman, Held the First Passcode Cup Capture the Flag Challenge- The Atlantic 

joe needleman

The Milky Way Project is Gaining Traction, Making Its Way Onto the Front Page of The LA Times Foothills Reader

milkyway project

Matthew Povich and The Milky Way Project Were Featured on KPCC- Southern California Public Radio 89.3

kpcc Milky Way Project

The Milky Way over Joshua Tree National Park

Photography by NPS/ Brad Sutton (VIA Joshua Tree National Park on Flickr)

Become a Citizen Scientist and Help The Milky Way Project Uncover our Home Galaxy 

Professor Matthew Povich and Physics major Tharindu Jayasinghe showing off their newly designed Milky Way Project website

Milky Way Project 

Dr. Stieber makes strides to fight cancer, discovering a key component in anti cancer drugs 

Dr. Chantal Stieber - Assiantant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry 

Dr. Chantal

College of Science's 2016 Cyber Security Camp featured in the LA Times Foothill Reader

Cal Poly Pomona hosts Cyber Security Camp


Professor Goes Out of His Way to Push the Learning Boundaries for Students

Dr. Mohammad Husain - computer science professor

Mohammad Husain

Foster Care Kid Graduates College Through Cal Poly Program - NBC LA

Growing up homeless with two drug-addicted parents, 23-year-old Mich Hamlin joined the 3 percent of foster care kids to graduate college, doing so with honors.

Julio Vaquerio presenta un reportaje que explica como los estudiantes indocumentados podrían recibir millones de dólares en becas.

Monday, June 27, 2016

MAA FOCUS Magazine - August/September 2016 - When Prison and Graph Theory Meet - Jenny Switkes and Devonna Alatorre

MAA Focus Magazine cover

An article in the MAA Focus magazine by Jenny Switkes and Devonna Alatorre (an undergrad) about their project teaching graph theory to prison inmates.  


A Montclair student who grew up homeless overcame many challenges to graduate from college with honors. (KABC) - By 

Mich Hamlin

Education Outdoors at Cal Poly Pomona- Educator Magazine 

Mike Brown of Cal Poly Pomona leads students through the BioTrek on campus

BioTrek Educator Magazine cover

Jennifer Switkes, teaching Math to the Most Underserved - Prisoners



College of Science's 2016 Discovery Camps featured on front page of the Foothill Reader

Cal Poly Pomona’s purpose is to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers

Summer Camps


Dr. Steve Alas and Financial Aid Director Saul Ramirez were featured on Telemundo's Enfoque in February.

Eliminating barriers and creating pathways for minorities to obtain a higher education.

Dr. Steve Alas and Saul Ramirez


Professor Alex Small talks to the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin about the science of Star Wars in his office at Cal Poly Pomona.

(Photo by Jennifer Cappuccio Maher/Inland Valley Daily Bulletin) 

I’ve got a bad feeling about the Science of Star Wars

I’ve got a bad feeling about the Science of Star Wars

PolyCentric News

Cal Poly Pomona Team Discovers How Microbes Survive Clean Rooms and Contaminate Spacecraft

May 31, 2018

Spacecraft assembly facilities harbor a low but persistent amount of biological contamination despite the use of clean rooms. Rakesh...

Get Ready for Commencement 2018

May 11, 2018

Get ready to turn your tassels and leave Cal Poly Pomona with a sense of accomplishment and pride. Here’s what you need to know about...

Provost’s Award Winners for 2018

May 11, 2018

A champion for diversity in science, a recognized expert on mentoring, and an advocate for sustainable engineering solutions comprise...

Outstanding Advisors Recognized at Annual Ceremony

May 02, 2018

Cal Poly Pomona honored this year’s Outstanding Advisors for their dedication to student success at an annual awards reception on...

Professor Robin Wilson Fights the Good Fight for Math Literacy

Mar 28, 2018

Professor Robin Wilson is fighting a battle against poverty and lack of opportunity. His weapon is math. The Cal Poly Pomona...

Semester Conversion Tour Helps Students Ready for Change

Feb 23, 2018

At colleges across the university’s campus, students huddled around booths under banners imprinted with their majors, gathered at...

New Diffractometer Gives Undergrads Access to Latest Technology

Feb 15, 2018

Cal Poly Pomona will celebrate its new Single Crystal X-Ray Diffractometer (XRD) with a ribbon cutting and tours of the...

Pizza with the Presidents to Feature Semester Conversion College Tour

Feb 02, 2018

Students who want to delve deeper into what they need to do to prepare for Semester Conversion over a couple of slices of free pizza...

Marine Biologist Discovers Three New Species of Sea Slugs

Dec 11, 2017

Ángel A. Valdés, professor of biological sciences, is part of a team that discovered three new species of sea slugs. They named one...

The Future of Work

Sep 13, 2017

What will it take for today’s students to succeed in tomorrow’s careers? Six deans weigh in on the dynamic and evolving world of...